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Benches of Newport, Oregon
We still have a few weeks until the official beginning of spring, but here in Portland (in between the snow storms) spring is springing. The tenacity of the flowers as they ignore the cold and bloom their little hearts out … Continue reading
Mazatlan’s central market is a hub of activity for both tourists and locals. You can buy almost anything there, from clothing to fresh juices, from candy to goat cheese to beans. … Continue reading
Yes, it’s true. An inch of snow brought Portland, Oregon to its knees. People took hours to crawl home on the dusted freeways; cars were abandoned after the first slippery slide. All schools and most … Continue reading
With the onset of rain here in Portland, the zucchetta vines are going crazy. They have snaked throughout my garden and into my trees, dangling their long squash like semi-obscene fruit. The blossoms, still gorgeous, are fewer now, … Continue reading
These photographs were taken on Willamette River houseboats. The temperature was perfect; the sky, clear and blue. The last days of summer are always the sweetest.
My husband is a carpenter so, as with the shoemaker whose children had no shoes, we often go with out the repairs and remodels he so artfully does for others. Then one day he built … Continue reading
50 years later and Bill Shatner is still Captain Kirk.
Zucchetta is an heirloom climbing summer squash popular throughout Italy. Firmer than zucchini, its flavor is mild and delicious. The zucchetta plant is extremely prolific, requiring a lot of room for its 15’ runners. My first introduction to Zucchetta was at … Continue reading